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Linda McAvan, UK Labour Party MEP, states that the international context is better than ever to tackle climate change. The occasion is for international leaders to reach an agreement, although EU is on the lead concerning this issue. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/1eijTpeU_Qg” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] A new president in the upcoming American elections should do part… » read more

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Claudio Martini, member of the PES Group in the CoR (Committee of the Regions) and President of the Tuscany Region in Italy, raises an interesting question. According to him, we should look differently to the role of local authorities when it comes to solve environmental problems. “The socialist political tradition is often much focused on… » read more

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The need for wind power

Right now the European Wind Energy Association is blogging on Yourspace and sharing their ideas for the PES manifesto: “The world is facing an energy and climate crisis. Globally, the energy sector emits 26 billion tonnes of CO2 each year and electricity production alone accounts for 41% of emissions. The International Energy Agency expects CO2… » read more

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